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dot

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dot

  1. a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part <there was just a dot on the tablecloth where the food had spattered> Synonyms blotch, dapple, spot, eyespot, fleck, mottle, patch, pip, point, speck, speckle, splotchRelated Words birthmark, freckle, mole; blob, blot, mark, smear, smudge, smutch, stain; spatter, splash; polka dot




dot

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dot

  1. 1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on <a hillside dotted with wildflowers> Synonyms bestrew, scatter, pepper, sow, spot, spray, sprinkle, strewRelated Words blanket, drizzle, dust; stud; dapple, fleck, speckle, stipple; bespatter, spatter

  2. 2 to mark with small spots especially unevenly <the practice of some chefs of positioning a small portion of food in the center and dotting the rest of the plate with sauce> Synonyms blotch, dapple, spot, fleck, freckle, marble, mottle, pepper, shoot, speck, speckle, splotch, sprinkle, stippleRelated Words blot, dye, stain; band, bar, streak, stripe; intersperse, set, stud; bespatter, spatter




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